In this tour you will spend a week on trekking through Croatians mountain area Gorski Kotar & Lika which are a part of Dinarides. You will see three National parks, two Nature resorts and the capital city Zagreb or National park Plitvicka jezera. In summer time when is life of flora and fauna the most prominent you will see amazing colors what nature has: turquoise sources, spectacular views on rocky formations , snow white waterfalls and rocks and amazing views from high mountains Risnjak, Velebit and Bijele & Samarske rocks ...
After Arrival in Croatia your guide will be waiting for you at Zagreb or Rijeka airport ( Split, Zadar & Pula on request). You will be transferred to your accommodation situated 100 km from Zagreb and from Rijeka in spa oasis Lesce on river Dobra.
After settling into your room, you can have a drink, meet the other members of the group and your guides over dinner and discuss the upcoming itinerary. On the third to fourth day of trekking we will sleep in mountain hut on mountain Velebit. Every day you will have breakfast & dinner in your pansion. For lunch you will have posibility for order lunch paket or to have lunch in resort resaurants.
Day 1 & 2 Sunday & Monday: Trekking in NP North Velebit (Sjeverni Velebit)
After breakfast transfer to starting position of our two days trekking tour in NP Velebit. First day we will pass through botanical garden of Natinal park and through few educational paths up to mountain hut Zavižan. Which is 7 km of trekking. There we will overnight and next day continue with 2nd day trekking to Alan peak. You will see spectacular views on Dinaric peaks, karst reliefs, endemic plants and many more. We will visit few mountain peaks over 1700 m. We will have posibility for prepare lunch in mountain hut or to order simple meal in advance. Two days activity.
Day 3 Tuesday: Hiking on Bijele i Samarske stijene
After breakfast transfer to starting position. Which is 1 h driving. Then start our hiking trip on Bijele & Samarske rocks. If you think it is impossible to visit a Pyramid, a Sugar loaf, Grand Canyon, a castle, Amphitheatre and see Sherpas in one day you are wrong. You can do it here on Samarske stijene. These are some of toponyms in Samarske stijene – all the names people gave to rocky formations they found here. We will have posibility of lunch in mountain hut. Trip takes about 6 h.
Day 4 Wednesday: Hiking in the National Park Risnjak
After breakfast transfer to NP reception. You will see nice views and breath fresh mountain air. We will hike on 1528 m over the sea level on top of mountain Risnjak. You will see wonderful view on whole Kvarner bay and if we will have good weather conditions and Alps on other side. After lowering from the top we will have a break in a mountain lodge. Don´t worry hiking isn´t so long, we will come with van on cca. 750 m over sea level. It takes about 3 h and isn´t so downhill. Dinner in pansion.
Day 5 Thursday: Zeleni vir & Vražji prolaz
After breakfast transfer to our base camp which is on the beginning of our canyon tour. Here starts our trip, we will trek first to turquoise source of beautiful small river Kupica and after to Devill´s Pass an deep, specific canyon where is Zeleni Vir an 70 m waterfall. After seeightseeing source of river Kupica we can take lunch break in resorts restaurant. After lunch we will continue with our tour through canyon Devill´s Passage. Deep canyon within resort where we offer canyoning tour in rain period. Activity until 16 h.
Day 6 Friday: Zagreb tour
The capital of Croatia, Zagreb is allways interesting to visit, especially in summer time when there are no traffic jam. You will be guided through centar of the town up to the upper town. You will see nice parks, squares, catedral and hear the story of Zagreb. You will also have the posibility of shopping.
Trekking at Plitvice lakes
At 11 h we will arrived to NP Plitvice . During the travel to Plitvice lakes you will get information about what we going to do in the Park. You will see the most beautiful waterfalls in Europe and the cleanest water ever. The trekking will take about 3-4h. You will descend the sandy trail down the hill where you will have an unforgettable view over the lakes. We will also pass a few bridges that goes over the lakes. You will have the pleasure of tasting the fresh water from the big waterfalls and you can swimm in the big lake Kozjak which you will also explore by boat. Whole day activity until 17 h.
You will be situated in double or triple rooms in hotel & spa oasis Lesce. Single room 15% price increases.
Spas "Lešće", located along the river Dobra, in cooperation with nature will allow you to feel as comfortable as possible and offer you a varied offers of wellness (body massage, partial massage, relaxation massage, antirheumatic massages, body scrubs, infrared sauna, jacuzzi, etc .), The indoor and outdoor pools with thermal water source as well as comfortable accommodation in a richly furnished rooms. Restaurant "Lešće" will greet you with a multitude of culinary delights prepared by local ingredients.